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New Apple Watch feature to check if you're washing your hands correctly

Jun 23, 2020 - 8:38 AM

A feature for those who've gotten tired of singing 'Happy Birthday'

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Dance tracking comes to Apple Watch

Jun 23, 2020 - 8:14 AM

Apple's new watchOS 7 allows the Apple Watch to track dancing accurately, along with 3 other workout types: core training, functional strength training, and cooldown

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Apple Watch Series 3 price down to P11,990

Sep 13, 2019 - 2:02 PM

Series 3's price goes down from P17,990

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Apple Watch Walkie Talkie app disabled due to vulnerability

Jul 11, 2019 - 5:29 PM

The vulnerability lets other people listen to another person's iPhone without consent

APPLE WATCH SERIES 4. Screenshot from livestream.

All the top announcements at WWDC 2019: iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina

Jun 04, 2019 - 8:28 AM

The new version of iOS, and macOS arrive along with the very first version of iPadOS

All screenshots from Apple livestream

Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labor

Oct 31, 2018 - 7:32 AM

The report raises fresh questions about the practices of suppliers Apple uses to build its gadgets in China following the deaths of a number of workers in 2010 apparently linked to tough working conditions.

APPLE IN CHINA. Customers queue outside an Apple store to get their hands on the new iPhone XR in Shanghai on October 26, 2018. Photo by AFP

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Sep 13, 2018 - 2:16 PM

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New Apple smartwatch boasts ECG function, fall detection

Sep 13, 2018 - 4:09 AM

The watch comes to stores in the United States with a starting price tag of $399 on September 21

MORE CAPABLE. The Series 4 Apple Watch has ECG scanning and fall detection capabilities. Photo from Apple

At a glance: The major announcements from Apple's September 2018 keynote

Sep 13, 2018 - 2:05 AM

Check out Apple's announcements at a glance!

Here's how you can watch Apple's September 2018 keynote event

Sep 12, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Apple is livestreaming its keynote on Twitter for the first time ever!

What to expect from Apple at its September 12 event aside from iPhones

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The iPhone 8 and X aren t the only stars of the Apple show

iOS 11. The new version of the mobile OS may get a lot of stage time at Apple's event. It is shown here on the iPad and iPhone. Image from Apple

Apple now leads wearable computing with smartwatch

May 05, 2017 - 11:24 PM

While Apple does not release sales figures for its Apple Watch the estimate by Strategy Analytics shows a 59 jump in sales from a year earlier with 3 5 million units sold in the first 3 months of the year

Apple still a star without Steve Jobs, but doubts linger

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:55 PM

With each successful generation of a product it becomes harder The question becomes What s the next big thing? and it s not clear what that is going to be

(FILES) TO GO WITH AFP STORY ON STEVE JOBS DEATH 5TH ANNIVERSARY This file photo taken on October 05, 2011 shows an ipad 2 displayed on October 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, showing the changed Apple website paying homage to the company's visionary leader Steve Jobs who died from cancer aged just 56. Jobs revolutionized modern culture and changed forever the world's relationship to technology through inventions such as the iPad and iPhone. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN

Nintendo's Super Mario coming to iPhone

Sep 08, 2016 - 2:05 AM

We have created Super Mario Run to be perfect for playing on your iPhone says Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto

APPLE MEETS NINTENDO. Shigeru Miyamoto, creative fellow at Nintendo and creator of Super Mario, speaks on stage during an Apple launch event on September 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images/AFP

LIVE BLOG: Peluncuran iPhone 7

Sep 07, 2016 - 10:57 PM

Apple juga memperkenalkan seri terbaru dari Apple Watch

Where to watch live stream of Apple and Sony's September events

Sep 07, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The iPhone 7 and new PlayStation 4 models are set to be unveiled

Apple expected to polish lineup with new iPhone

Sep 07, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The rumor mill is grinding away with talk of iPhone 7 models that will boast faster chips more sophisticated cameras and improved software while doing away with jacks for plugging in wired headphones

APPLE'S UPCOMING EVENT. This file photo taken on January 30, 2015 shows an iphone next to the Apple logo in Lille. File photo by Philippe Huguen/ AFP

Apple talks services amid drop in iPhone sales, profit

Jul 27, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Sales of Apple s iPhone are down 15 from a year ago according to the tech giant s latest quarterly report

epa04947879 A man holds a new iPhone 6s phone, after it's launch to the public inside the Apple store in Sydney, Australia, 25 September 2015, the first day of its sale worldwide. Apple expects initial sales of its newly introduced iPhone 6s are likely to beat a record set just last year. The iPhone is by far Apple's biggest earner, pulling in more than 60 percent of the company's annual revenue. In March, chief executive Tim Cook announced the company had sold 700 million of the smartphones since their launch in 2007. EPA/DAVID MOIR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Fitbit paces wearables market, Xiaomi second – survey

May 17, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Fitbit has a 24 5 market share while Xiaomi overtakes Apple as it expands its product line

epa04559297 A man presents the wireless activity tracker Zip by Fitbit Inc. during the Wearable Device Technology Expo in Tokyo, Japan, 14 January 2015. Some 100 companies are presenting their latest devices at the first edition of the Wearable Expo until 16 January. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

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Mar 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM

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Produk baru Apple: iPhone SE dan iPad Pro

Mar 22, 2016 - 4:41 AM

Preorder iPhone SE dan iPad Pro dimulai 24 Maret dan pengiriman pada 31 Maret

Tim Cook saat mengumumkan produk terbarunya. Foto dari screenshot Apple.

Apple shows off iPhone SE and iPad Pro, drops Apple Watch price

Mar 22, 2016 - 2:06 AM

Preorders for the iPhone SE and iPad Pro are set to begin March 24 with the products shipping on March 31

TIM COOK. Apple's Tim Cook goes on stage. Screen shot from Apple livestream.

4 produk "baru" Apple: Termasuk iPhone 6s dan 6s plus

Sep 10, 2015 - 7:54 AM

iPhone 6s dan 6s Plus akan mulai dijual pada akhir bulan September ini

BARU. Peluncuran iPhone 6s dan 6s Plus

'Who wants a stylus?' Reactions, memes from Apple Event 2015

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:01 AM

How do you feel about Apple s new lineup of products?

Siaran langsung: Apple Special Event #AppleEvent

Sep 10, 2015 - 2:07 AM

Apple meluncurkan produk produk baru

Harga iPhone 6s dan 6s Plus

Apple event 2015: What's in store for everyone?

Sep 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Whether it s new phones or tablets or an upgrade to the Apple TV here s a quick list of what we might see at Apple s September 2015 event

NEW YEAR, NEW IPAD? Apple chief executive Tim Cook, projected on a screen in Berlin, Germany, introduces the new ipad tablet as Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2 at the tech giant company's campus in Cupertino, California, USA, on October 16, 2014. File Photo by Joerg Carstensen/EPA

Apple event set for September 9 in San Francisco

Aug 28, 2015 - 8:23 AM

In trademark enigmatic style the emailed invitations offer little more than the time and place of the event

A NEW EVENT. Screen shot from

Apple profit jumps but shares slip

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:00 PM

We had an amazing quarter chief executive Tim Cook insists noting that iPhone revenue in the quarter that ended on June 27 is up 59 from the same period a year earlier

APPLE. A file picture dated 27 January 2015 shows the company's logo at an Apple Store in Washington, DC, USA. File Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Apple's iPhone 6 getting Force Touch functionality

Jun 29, 2015 - 9:53 AM

Sources say a future version of Apple s iPhone 6 will get Force Touch capabilities The feature would enable pressure sensitivity controls on an iPhone

FORCE TOUCH. Screen shot from Apple.

What's new: OS X, iOS 9, watchOS 2 at #WWDC15

Jun 09, 2015 - 4:50 AM

Here are the highlights of the unveiling for each of Apple s operating systems

Jetpacks over Dubai, Facebook Instant Articles, Apple Watch | SciTech4u

May 20, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Rappler gets its hand on the Apple Watch That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Review: Apple Watch

May 19, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Rappler gives you the lowdown on the Apple Watch

Apple profit soars on iPhone, China sales

Apr 28, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Apple s Tim Cook: We re seeing a higher rate of people switching to iPhone than we ve experienced in previous cycles and we re off to an exciting start to the June quarter with the launch of Apple Watch

APPLE. A customer tries to sync his iPhone with the new Apple Watch after he purchased it at its debut at the Maxfield boutique store shows it to the media in West Hollywood, California, USA, 24 April 2015. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

New retail strategy opens with Apple Watch launch

Apr 24, 2015 - 10:02 AM

Apple confirms there will not be people walking into stores on Friday coming out with Apple Watch Everything will be online

APPLE WATCH. An assortment of Apple's new watch lies on display during a preview day at the Apple Store in Covent Garden in London, Britain, 10 April 2015. Photo by Andrew Cowie/AFP

The new Phantom 3, Google on spoilers, Apple Watch | SciTech4u

Apr 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

A fully loaded drone Google s move on spoilers the Apple Watch and more in this week s episode

Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products

Apr 10, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Samsung labouring under successive quarters of plunging profits and booming sales of Apple s iPhone 6 is hoping the new phone will reverse its fortunes

SAMSUNG. A visitor walks in front of an advertising of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones during the Galaxy World Tour event in Seoul, South Korea, 09 April 2015 Photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Aquino hits Napenas, Quevedo defends MILF, Pacquiao vs Mayweather | The wRap

Mar 10, 2015 - 7:53 PM

Aquino says Napeñas tricked him Quevedo says the MILF is not a terrorist group Pacquiao is unimpressed by Mayweather’s KO of a sparring partner

Apple's next big thing aims for wrists

Mar 10, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Tim Cook Apple CEO: Apple Watch begins a new chapter in the way we relate to technology

APPLE WATCH. Image from Apple.

Apple shows off Apple Watch, new Macbook at Spring Forward

Mar 10, 2015 - 2:46 AM

Apple explains more about the Apple Watch and introduces some other surprises in its Spring Forward event

SPRING FORWARD. Screen shots from Apple livestream.

HIGHLIGHTS: Apple 'Spring Forward' event

Mar 10, 2015 - 12:15 AM

What did Apple announce on its Spring Forward event?

What to expect from Apple's Spring Forward event

Mar 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Here s a list of things to expect from Apple s Spring Forward event on March 9 1 am on March 10 Manila time based on speculation from the industry

APPLE WATCH VARIANTS. Screen shot from Apple

Apple Watch, Mobile World Congress 2015, techpreneurs in Forbes' richest (TechRap)

Mar 08, 2015 - 11:14 AM

The Apple Watch among others will be launched Monday What s the latest in the Mobile World Congress? And who are the techpreneurs in Forbes Magazine s richest list?

Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch

Feb 27, 2015 - 3:03 PM

Apple says the event will take place at 10:00 am 1900 GMT in San Francisco on March 9

APPLE WATCH TIME? Screen shot from YouTube.

Apple Watch to get iPhone 'Companion app' – report

Jan 14, 2015 - 12:53 PM

9to5Mac shows screenshots of various options such as the ability to mirror iPhone notifications and PIN locks for Apple Watch security

APPLE WATCH. Image from Apple.

Unboxed: The people's response to the iPhone 6 reveal

Sep 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM

Powerful analytics software captures a picture of public reaction to Apple s new products

IPHONES 6 AND 6 PLUS. Image from Apple PR.

Apple Watch, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus (TechRap)

Sep 16, 2014 - 4:27 PM

Apple reveals iPhone 6 iPhone 6 plus and the Apple Watch but competitors Samsung and other companies come up with quick and witty comebacks

Apple Watch 'too feminine' says LVMH's head of luxury watches

Sep 11, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Jean Claude Biver the head of the group s luxury watch division says Apple made some fundamental mistakes in the design

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Sep 10, 2014 - 7:42 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago reveals her choices for running mates for 2016 President Aquino turns over Bangsamoro Basic Law draft to Congress Apple releases bigger iPhones and a wearable watch

Apple announces the Apple Watch

Sep 10, 2014 - 7:47 AM

Apple reveals the Apple Watch its first smartwatch

APPLE WATCH. The Apple Watch comes in a number of designs and can be customized to your personal style. Screen shot from Livestream.

Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile wallet

Sep 10, 2014 - 2:24 AM

Apple unveils a new mobile wallet aimed at allowing consumers to use iPhones linked to credit cards for more secure convenient payments